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russia. >>> and a 14-year-old killed in the east bay. we'll talk to her grandmother -- at noon. ao >>> fears that the world was coming to an end after an explosion over russia injured a thousand people. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. the meteor that streaked across the sky and exploded over russia earlier today had the power of an atomic bomb. its sonic blast shattered countless windows. ktvu's lorraine blanco joins us from the newsroom to let us know that broken glass injured a lot of people. lorraine? >> reporter: almost a thousand people, tori. the reason for that in many cases, people saw the brilliant light, ran to their windows to see what it was and within a minute their windows shattered with the sonic bomb. it reminds many of us of a scene from a sci-fi movie. but the very real damage from this 11-ton meteorite shocked people around the world. >> translator: after the flash nothing happened for about three minutes and then we rushed outdoors. >> reporter: about a thousand people suffered injuries, mostly from shattered glass. the space rock about the size of an suv ent
the sky and exploited over russia. there was a sonic blast, injuring nearly 1000 people. it is thought to be the first meteor strikes of this scale in more than a century. we have a report. >> at morning in russia, the radio on, when out of nowhere, a dancing flash across the sky. a site that few people had ever seen until now. a terrifying blaze of light as a rock hurtled towards earth. people rushed for a look. the roc was burning as it fell. it was also breaking up. explosions. the powerful shock wave shattered windows. local people who filmed the scenes say it was like a bomb going off. closed-circuit television reported the impact of the blast indoors. the damage caused by the extraordinary effect of the rock blowing apart. >> i saw an object moving through the sky, and then there was a flash. we assumed it was fireworks, and then it was like a rocket, with an explosion. >> the hospitals soon filled with the injured. most of them had been cut by flying glass. they had gone outside to watch and had not realized the danger. across the region, traffic cameras captured
and that in a moment, but first, to the events of russia. the media or was first spotted at around 9:20 a.m. local time. russia's academy of science said it into the atmosphere at a speed of over 50,000 kilometers per hour and then shattered into pieces. >> the media is thought to have been just about two meters across, but that was enough to cause a massive sonic boom, and it was far from harmless. hundreds of people were injured, most of them by shattering glass. >> a rare moment caught on camera -- don turned to daylight as the media or into the earth's atmosphere with a bang -- dawn turned to daylight. it streaked above the sky leaving a white trail. mobile phones stopped working. the shock wave set off car alarms, and local residents were left wondering what was happening. >> i saw something moving in the sky. then there was a flash. we thought it was fireworks. that was followed by an explosion. the weather broke. t, bread, and water -- everything felony floor. -- the window for. >> windows were blown out of dozens of buildings. most of the injuries were light. hundreds have been treated at local
™. and the world. but why didn't scientists see it coming >>> a fireball meteor sounds shockwaves around russia and the world. why didn't scientists see it coming? >> plus on the attack again. the hunt for a man who randomly punches women on the street. >> and smoking often gets a bad rap, but there's another vice being blamed for cancer rates. >> we'll get to that russian meteor in a bit. >>> first our meteorologist has more on something we saw in our own skies! >> 7:42, more folks than normal looking up to the sky. and we had a pretty significant meteor occurrence right here over the bay area. ball park 7:42, 7:43. meteors are a common occurrence. but tonight more people were looking up because of the big asteroid and because of this higher interest because of what happened in russia last night. some of the comments here "i feel lucky to have seen it." another one, "this was the most impressive i have ever seen." >> something we should be aware of. >> one would think this is all tied together. folks that do this for a living say no. these are just random occurrences. >> i hope they're right.
>> itself from the sky, a meteor crash as to earth, injuring more than 1000 people in russia. you are watching al jazeera. the other top story -- cheers for hugo chavez. support tourist are delighted to see his first photos since cancer -- supporters are delighted to see his first photosensor cancer surgery. israel's army breaks out protesters over political prisoners as a hunger strike worsens. >> wrestling is a centuries-old tradition, but the once popular sport does not attract the crowds it once used to. >> it traveled at a speed of 54,000 kilometers per hour and struck with the force of an atomic bomb. a meteor has crashed into the region of russia, injuring more than 1000 people. the impact would have devastated a more inhabited area. >> a massive a ball of fire and smoke tearing across a mid morning sky. this was the site seen by many and chelyabinsk, as they've made their way to work and to their children to school. there was no warning of the meteorite. using their mobile phones, people found the trail of smoke. -- filmed the trail of smoke. and then, a sonic boom would s
abandoned. isn't that feeling of abandonment justified when we think the vague powers and russia to help libya? -- the big powers and russia to help libya? >> i am not sure how justified it is -- the big powers rushed help libya? >> i am not sure how justified it is, but it is understandable people feel alone. people feel oppressed by a regime that will quite literally stop at nothing. >> the u.s. defense secretary wanted to arm the syrian rebels, but the white house did not want to. do you think there is a chance the white house might change its mind? >> i think it is inevitable with the change of team, particularly yith secretary of state carrkerr coming in, but there has to be a complete revamping of strategy. that may be a decision they come with. >> you think it would tips the balance at this point? >> what i would support as the united states making a move to form a relationship with carefully vetted rebel groups. i think the united states has come to the conclusion armed people on the ground are going to be dictating a series of's future -- dictating syria's future. it could inclu
the size the one that -- size of the one that slammed into russia friday morning local time. that one was a 7,000-pound chunk of space rock that hurtled into the ground at 40,000 miles an hour. it caused significant damage and more than 1,000 people were injured. now as cbs reporter tatiana anderson shows us people are cleaning up and people are looking for the remnants of the space object. >> reporter: people in chelyabinsk, russia are cleaning up after a meteor exploded over the region friday. they're picking up pieces of shattered glass. and rebuilding windows and doors. this man says his aquarium cracked and the glass on his door broke into pieces. the blast damaged more than 4,000 buildings. the area is extremely cold. so workers are rushing to reseal windows as soon as possible. the governor promised to replace all windows within a week. nasa estimates the explosion was about 30 times the size of the nuclear bomb dropped on hiroshima. local officials say it injured more than 1,000 people and caused about $33 million in damage. cameras cap
, stunning a canadian hockey player, now living in russia. >> i hear this loud bang! i live in a 24-story building on the 23rd floor and i looked up and the lights are shaking. i hear car alarms going off. it was just incredible. >> reporter: a zinc factory was badly damaged with a roof and wall collapse. meteor strikes with such a large impact are rare. edward lawrence for cbs news, los angeles. >> some scientists say the meteor over russia had nothing to do with the massive asteroid that came close to earth about a half hour ago. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in our newsroom and cate, i guess some don't agree. right? >> reporter: that's right, frank. the asteroid though as you said passed by earth a little over half hour ago and nasa says it's the closest one of its kind to approach our planet. we did a little digging to get more information on it. it's known as 2012-d.a. 14. the asteroid is 150 feet and destined for earth's backyard. experts say this is not to be confused with russia's meteor. >> the european space agency has run the videotape ba
. >> this is about two hours ago video to show you from russia, eastern russia. and it was a flash of light in the sky. this is like a movie. look at that. that occurred, now you may be wondering because we're seeing a lot of dashcam video. a lot of insurance fraud in russia so a lot of cars have dashcams. >> any idea how big this thing is? >> i don't know. but i know it's smaller than the big meteor or asteroid that's passing by 17,000 miles from earth tomorrow. likely this was one of its little buddies that moved in in russia. oakland 45 fremont 42. the setup in the atmosphere high pressure with us all week long. it's also at its closest point to us. the storm track way up in british columbia. an offshore wind day coming down out of the northeast, 60-70 degrees. we'll stay there for the next couple days before high pressure moves down to the south and we get the onshore flow. that means we'll cool down, and next week, some showers. rainfall coming up next week. we've got two more days tomorrow and saturday close to 70 degrees before we cool down and get that rainfall in here tuesday. high
such as the united states, china and russia. about 70,000 people gathered to attend park's inauguration. many of them want her to address the growing income gap between rich and poor and they want her to stabilize relations on the korean peninsula. >> translator: i won a place at the inauguration online. i just graduated from university but haven't found a job yet. i hope our new president will focus on job creation. >> translator: i'm concerned about north korea. they seem to be doing things to provoke other countries, so i hope park's government can resolve these issues. >> reporter: park has now moved into the blue house where she spent part of her 20s when her father was president. after she hosted a party with south korean politicians and foreign dignitaries, the festivities will be over and she will have to start putting her promises into practice. anna jung, nhk world, seoul. >>> park inherits a host of challenges and some are wondering whether she will fare any better than her predecessor, lee myung-bak. lee hongchun, professor at keio university, drew insights from park's inaugural speech. w
libya and syria. it even has the support of russia. >> france's president francois hollande is hoping to drum up some business deals and avoid more tensions over a prominent french exile who has been making himself at home in russia. >> cordial talks, but the russian and french leaders could not be described as close friends. francois hollande came to moscow with seriously most guessing issue. he wants vladimir putin to rethink his support for the assad regime -- the most pressing issue being syria. he wants vladimir putin to rethink his support for the assad regime. it is a different frenchman whose company vladimir putin refers -- prefers, gerard depar diueu, who made another visit to russia earlier this week. he is treated as a hero wherever he goes. his presence has dominated french-russian relations of late. >> the french president has to ignore that and focus on his work. his main challenge is to expand trade relations between france and russia. france, right all eu countries, is in a crisis and needs new markets. >> is another of hollande -- that is another of hollande's priori
games in sochi, russia. in austria where vonn had to be air lifted to a hospital, keir, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, thank you. lindsey vonn laid on the course. you can see the course snaking through the trees. her doctor has spoken to her and he says she is so determined that she's already talking about how she'll recover. >> lindsey vonn, trying to find the perfect grip. >> reporter: halfway down, making a jump and turning. then a horrific crash, tumbling out of control and harrowing cries. her emotion reveals how her right leg sprained, knee twisted, ligaments torn and a bone fractured. her sister's reaction said it all, fellow competitor looking shocked. vonn was air lifted out and taken to a local hospital. vonn is the most successful american skier in history. won the bronze in vancouver, four-time world champion. so fearless, she has been injured in every championship event, olympics and world championship since 2007. a win or nothing competitor, as she told matt in 2010. >> i've never had so many crashes and so many injuries in one season. it was so brutal. i kept
that hit russia and left hundreds injured. an end to the holiday from hell. the crew ships docks and passengers relive the nightmare cruise. >> the worst was the toilet conditions, having to go in the gs. >> and in the ba business news. >> it is meant to be about getting countries to grow again. cutting the value of their currency to make exports cheaper. many say it is cheating. say japan is the worst offender. they will be meeting in moscow this weekend to thrash it out. london, 7:00y in in the morning in washington, 2:00 p.m. in pretoria, south africa. olympic and paralympic at least oscar pistorius, the double amputee, has appeared in court and been charged with murder. he broke down in tears as prosecutors announced they would pursue a charge of premeditated murder. his lawyers described him as being in an extremely traumatized state of mind. we have this report from our correspondent richard galpin. >> hiding his face from the cameras, oscar pistorius day is to be a police van taken to court. the global sporting legend facing a day of reckoning after his girlfriend or shot
as it knocks down the door. a canadian hockey player now living in russia described it like this. >> i hear this loud bang! i live in a 24-story building on the 23rd floor and all of a sudden i looked up and the lights are shaking and i hear car alarms going off. it was incredible. >> the meteor streaked across the sky at 33,000 miles per hour rocking a mountain range about 900 miles east of moscow. in total about 3,000 buildings were damaged. the worst was at this zinc factory where the roof completely collapsed. all of this damage was caused by a meteor about the size of an suv, too small for anyone to know it was coming. >> these things happen once every few decades of the centuries. as bad as that was, keep in mind that this happened over one of the more remote places on the entire planet. just imagine, derek, if this had happened over a very populated place like manhattan with all those skyscrapers just made entirely of glass. what would have happened there? all that glass would have exploded or imagine if it had happened here in d.c., scary stuff. >> i think folks would have said the
. >>> and the sky falls on russia. a meteor rips across the horizon, raining debris, shattering glass, and injuring hundreds. >>> the risk you could face from reverse mortgages. and sally field tells us how she nearly missed out on her oscar-nominated role. >>> but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> the shocker from out of space. >> hundreds hurt after a meteor rains down on russia. >> leaving several buildings shaken and damaged. >> almost 1,000 miles east of moscow. >> up to 400 people may have been injured. >> hours before a 150-foot-wide asteroid is supposed to pass by. >> hug your loved ones, have them close and listen to some arrow smiktd. >> i'm glad to be out of here. >> the pleasure cruise that went very bad is finally over. >> first of all, sorry, carnival, for taking your bath robe. i figure they owed me. >> he murdered his girlfriend. >> there are reports she was shot through the bathroom door. >> a rare filibuster. >> i hope one democrat will look at chuck hagel's record and reconsid reconsider. >> just when you thought things couldn't get wor
snacking one of the things americans didn't have tone during last week. >> in a remote part of russia a meteor traveled to earth and exploded. >> it carried a contrail and hit the atmosphere and exploded with the force of an atomic bomb. >> jon: on the bright side did it provide russia with a fleeting sense of warmth. [laughter] this was scary not like a solar eclipse. yeah. wasn't like a solar eclipse. no one knew it was coming. how did these russians get the footage? >> a majority was recorded purely by chance, captured by small dash mounted cameras that are the latest fad among russian car owners. >> jon: let's roll the camera again with the sound up. i'm going to learn the russian for holy (bleep) ball. [radio noise] [laughter] >> jon: the guy in the car didn't even say anything. that's more amazing than the footage itself. the guy in the car is completely unimpressed by a death rock hurling towards the city. is everyone in russian society just that jaded? >> motorists have turned to dash cams for self protection. visual proof to fend off charges from possibleibly corrupt police o
in the parking lot and looked at it." >> what a night it's been. the meteor hits russia and then this asteroid. >> we begin with our chief meteorologist who joins us with the closer look at the size of tonight's event. >> let's just say it has to be extremely large in order tore the doppler radar to pick up anything like this. so i fine tuned the radar, telling the radar scan everything it can find in the lower atmosphere. from the type of those reports from 7:00 to 8:10 tonight, you can see this wave of green moving up from the peninsula and the north bay. that's a sign of unusual activity in the atmosphere. this is not fog, not rain but it's part of that meteor that streaked across the sky and or part of its contrail. it's a neat way to look at what happened as we're continuing to get the pictures in. as far as the trajectory goes, we started getting reports from st. helena and also walnut creek and then san francisco and finally a lot of you saw it in san jose, morgan hill and santa cruz. some of my estimates is the bay area troavel distance was somewhere near 140 miles. by all indications,
. a meteor came crashing down to earth today, triggered a fireball over russia, and sent people running for cover. parts of the meteor fell on the city of chelyabinsk-- population over a million-- about a thousand miles due west of moscow on the edge of the ural mountains. the strike shocked and stunned the world. more than 1,000 people were injured. paul davies of independent television news begins our coverage. >> reporter: emerging from the russian sky, a giant ball of flame, a meteorite providing a spectacular show until it suddenly explodes 30 miles above the earth. the city of chelyabinsk was unlucky to be beneath the meteorites flight path and was showered with debris dropping from the sky. thousands of windows were smashed, shocked workers evacuated their offices. this school class is about to be interrupted by the shock wave. here the windows come crashing in, and a national judo squad runs for cover. canadian ice hockey star michael garnett plays for the chelyabinsk team and lives in the city. i was awakened by this loud bang, crash and shaking in my apartment that, you know,
russia today with the power of an atomic bomb, shattering windows and injuring more than 1,000 people. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonightwe get the latest on the spectacle, and today's other cosmic event-- a close encounter with a large asteroid. >> this thing is pretty big. it's about half the size of a football field, although there are larger ones out there that we're tracking. >> woodruff: then, margaret warner updates the president's push to curb gun violence as he takes his case to his hometown of chicago. >> brown: mark shields and michael gerson analyze the week's news. >> woodruff: and ray suarez talks with homeland security secrery janet nolitano about combating the gring threat of cyber attacks. >> to the extent that some are seeking to infiltrate our network, steal that information, not have to invest in the research and development that goes into innovation, that's a really big deal. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> ppo
? russia recruited the group boys to men to raise birthrates in the country. the moscow times says the band will be lending their, quote, powerful voices to vladimir putin's fertility campaign to raise the country's dwindling population. they say the stylish trio is going to moscow and they will perform a selection of classic balance lads and hopefully giving russian men some inspiration before valentine's day. i will be on hand to iron their sleeveless v necks. is r&b an afro deash yak? take a look from my personal collection. >> ♪ what did i say? first gay marriage, then this. you open the door for everything and once you allow men to marry they are animals of different -- whatever they are. >> you are besmirching. >> i am. but that wouldn't have happened if not for gay marriage. i support everything. >> rick. why? -- i happen to think that putin is nuts. >> putin. >> i thought it was putin. he is part of putin. he is playing hard ball. they put the punk rockers in jail and they have internet restrictions. but this is actually a smart idea. the countries that repopulate are countries th
this morning. we'll tell you the difference between this asteroid and the meteor in russia. >>> we are live in san jose where two men were shot in a drive by shooting. this is the second that has happened over night. we'll tell you what theys are say -- what neighbors are saying. >>> a chase and crash in san francisco brought the police chief to the scene. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day friday, tech 15th -- february 15th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. cold enough to snow? >> yes, next tuesday. until then. >> all right it's nice. >> really nice. yeah. we've been having nice weather wednesday and thursday. today will be the best of all. because it looks like temperatures really starting off on the mild side is hardly any fog. i can't find any. sonoma county airport says a little bit. 60s and low to mid 70s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. this is a live look from highway 4. you can see traffic is busy but it's not stop and go. also this morning we are looking at the san mateo bridge. traffic looks good nearby. there is
is the 26th festival -- take a trip to mother russia without leaving the area. enjoy tasty russia food and muddic and vodka it will be a lot of fun and that is the weekly buzz for more information about any of these events visit us at s f gvment gov tv dot ordinary care an take pictures of the view of the city that you soon went forgot. our first look out and at buena vista park san francisco heavily forested hill with couples and doing walkers it's as old as the near neighbor golden gate park and both have a coast live oak forest and fresh in retreat from urban life and meanders under a canopy of oaks yup lipid u.s. and chill out in this pleasant and quiet environment and you might see butter nice, and dandelion and is squirrels hundred dollaring for their next meal and buena vista park is 88
'll engage russia to seek further reduction in our arsenals. >> but i know you want more, what about eight matching steak knives? >> the bipartisan commission to approve the commission in america, for background checks to make it harder for criminals to get their hands on a gun. raise the federal minimum wage to nine an hour. >> they just had that guy there, saying i know you want more so we got you a steak knife. that is a lot that the president proposed to do. imagine for a moment that president obama actually does manage to pass every policy he proposed tuesday night. within a couple of years, every four-year-old in the country would have access to pre-school. the federal minimum wage would be adjusted. there could be a cap and trade program, limiting the carbon admission miemission emissions, the tax cuts, infrastructure, schools, much, much more. taxes would be higher on the wealthy, by the way, and guns would be a lot harder to come by. and undocumented immigrants would have a path to citizenship. america would be a remarkably different country after this agenda, feeling different, l
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's to stay away from the smells. >> also new this morning. an incredible story out of russia. a meteor streaking into the skies over the ural mountains, causing shock waves then injured more than 500 people. the ural mountains are about 900 east of moscow. this is video of the event. the meteor which weighed about 10 t, entered the earth's atmosphere at a speed of a lease 33,000 mi. per hour and shattered more than 18 to 32 mi. above ground. hundreds that were injured, dozens of them were hospitalized. >> and here is new video just coming then. you can see and hear the glass breaking. also you can see the thick plume of smoke. this meteor blew up over russia, just a large asteroid is about to pass within $17 a miles of earth today. but scientists do not think that the two are related. >> olympic sprinter oscar pistorius has formally been charged with the murder of his girlfriend. here is new video of pistorius in court, where he what only as they said that they would pursue charges of premeditated murder against him, for the death of his girlfriend, model reeva steenkamp who was found
in sochi, russia. on thursday russian president vladimir putin began the official countdown. it will be russia's first time hosting the winter games. >>> when we return, weight loss help from your smartphone. we'll show you apps that promise to help you shed those extra pounds. [ male announcer ] rocky had no idea why dawn was gone for so long... ...but he'd wait for her forever, for any reason, and would always be there with the biggest welcome home. for a love this strong, dawn only feeds him iams. compared to other leading brands, it has 50% more animal protein. ...to help keep rocky's body as strong as a love that never fades... if he ever lets her leave again. iams. keep love strong. manhunt continues for a fugitive ex- cop. the new obstacle that will help him cover his tracks. plus: double trouble two winter storms barrel down on the northeast. the impact on bay area flights. and grab your coat and umbrella. hi-def doppler is picking up rain in our area. when we can expect to see some sun again. join us for kpix 5 news this morning... beginning at
generation drone bomber as congress investigates whether drone killings are legal. and after russia banned adoptions by americans, robert and kim summers went to moscow anyway, hoping to bring back a son. elaine quijano has the rest of ther story. >> don't let these children suffer, please. that's all we ask. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. two ill winds are blowing tonight, a low-pressure storm system rolling out of the midwest will soon collide with another system coming out of the southeast. where they meet will be a classic nor'easter with blizzard conditions. blizzard warnings are up from northern new jersey to maine. and in some of the nation's most important transportation hubs, 1600 flights have been canceled so far. david bernard is our weather consultant. david, what can we expect tonight? >> all the ingredients are coming together for that powerhouse area of low pressure. what i want to do is show you where we expect the storm to be tomorrow morning. those two systems are going to come together right here on
, the olympian. >>> still ahead, the danger from outer space. reaction from russia's close enkousht with a ten-ton meteorite. you're watching "andrea mitchell reportings" only on msnbc. i wanted to call on a few people. ashley, ashley marshall... here. since we're often all on the move, ashley suggested we use fedex office to hold packages for us. great job. [ applause ] thank you. and on a protocol note, i'd like to talk to tim hill about his tendency to use all caps in emails. [ shouting ] oh i'm sorry guys. ah sometimes the caps lock gets stuck on my keyboard. hey do you wanna get a drink later? [ male announcer ] hold packages at any fedex office location. >>> in south africa olympian oscar pistorius sobbed openly in a south african court today as he formally was charged in had the murder of his girlfriend. a sports icon in hits country, pistorius made history as the first double amputee track athlete to compete in the olympic games. joining me now is mary core i willo with nbc sports who knows him well, profiled oscar pistorius at his home last summer for "rock center" and has been follow
a first look at a possible impact site for meteorite fragments. this is a picture from a lake in russia -- you can see the hole in the ice. kron4's charles clifford has more on the area impacted by the crash of the meteorite. the meteor entered the atmosphere around 9:20 am local time in russia. it's estimated that it made a shallow entry travelling at about 40,000 miles per hour, or eleven miles per second. russian scientists have said they believe the object was about 49 feet in diameter and possibly composed of iron. for about 30 seconds, the meteor streaked through the russian sky 1000 miles east of moscow and 50 miles west of the town of ??, which is near the ural mountains. based on video of the meteor, it's believed that the rock broke apart about 20 miles above the surface. scattering smaller meteorites across an area about 490 miles in diameter. at least one piece hit a russian lake and other chunks may have fallen into kazikastan, which lies to the south. in the newsroom, charles and this isn't the first time a large meteor has struck russia. in 19-08, a meteor the size of a b
cannot stop talking about. a meteor strike in russia that injured hundreds and scared the masses. today cnn tries to get to the site where one of the meteor's pieces supposedly landed. i'm don lemon. that story in less than 90 seconds. first we want to get you up to speed on the stories making headlines this hour. a truck bomb killed at least 78 people today in a marketplace in central pakistan. nearly 200 others were wounded. police say the explosives were packed in a water tanker and detonated by remote control. the attack is just the latest in an ongoing campaign in violence against shiite muslims in the region, which is overwhelmingly sunni. at the vatican, cardinals could mean sooner than expected to begin the process of choosing a new pope. the conclave can start as soon as all 117 cardinals are in rome. when benedict xvi steps down at the end of the month, he is going to his summer residence while work is finished on his new home inside the vatican compound. >>> in detroit, icy roads and snowy squalls have led to the multicar pileups across that area. according to affiliate wxyz,
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and russia, among other things, acted as a mediator between those two factions. >> i'm sorry. and did not get the last of sentence. >> that russia, one of russia's rolls was sort of to mediate between two factions. i got the sense that priscilla buckley and burnham were sort of distant ancestors of neo conservatives and meyer, of course, being a fusion test some -- the fusion test would have disagreements. was primarily about what conservative should do about the welfare state. um wondering what russia's role was in as ideological debates. >> a very good question. i would commend something he says which is, i don't believe there was much conflict about what position to take on the welfare state, but there was some. it was not russia's primary concern. his primary concern in terms of radiology was that national review must be in the logical, that the exact positions it took would very often be secondary, but that insofar as it had certain believe some these issues, in the issues, it should be really serious about holding other conservatives and especially public office holders
with russia. a more powerful and emboldened china. an iran closer to a nuclear weapon, slark terrorists fans out across north america? simply put, under barack obama and hillary clinton, the u.s. has been unwilling to lead. and this has left a huge vacuum on the world stage. in a recent assessment of secretary clinton's tenure. michael owe o'hanlon of the brookings institute wrote even an admirers such as myself must admit few big problems were soflted on her watch. few big vic trises achieved. secretary clinton's work at the state department should be judged on whether she has left america's foreign policy in stronger or weaker position. most think the future lies with china than the u.s. it's not all mrs. clinton's fault. but the fact is we just don't have the influence we used to have around the world from syria to mali, we have led from behind, so in effect the former secretary of state has helped manage our decline in what looks increasingly like a post american world. and that's the memo. now on to the top story. another view on this, joining us now from new york, fox news contributor
. this is "the ed show." let's get to work. just like the meteor slamming into russia, elizabeth warren is already banging heads in the senate. >> the question i really want to ask is about how tough you are. >> we'll show you how the new sheriff of wall street is outclassing her fellow freshmen, and how the new cop on the beat means trouble for big banks. >>> ten years after george w. bush dragged the country into war in iraq, and explosive new documentary narrated by rachel maddow details the trail of deception like never before. rachel joins me to preview the film tonight. >>> plus, the big congressional panel on john boehner's decision to go on vacation before we go off another cliff. >>> it was the biggest meteor blast in 100 years. so how did we know about an asteroid the size of a swimming pool but not a meteorite the size of a house? good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. progressives finally have something to be hopeful about when it comes to congress. now, the 113th congress kicked off in a pretty disappointing fashion. there could have been meaningful f
russia. like this maryland family. they had their room set up. then an international dispute between the u.s. and russia comes between the children and their adoptive parents. >>> just before 6:30. 42 degrees. but light rain. good evening, everyone. thanks for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. >>> another major storm tears through the nation's heartland. it's blamed on at least 10 deaths. and tens of thousands of people are without power. first warning weather coverage begins with randall pinkston with more. >>> snow plows and sand trucks are clearing roads in the midwest. as drivers cope with the second big storm in a week. nearly a foot of snow has fallen in kansas and missouri. northern arkansas is getting flurries. and the storm has moved into illinois. >> it's getting pretty nasty out here. through all of this slush and everything. i'm just hoping it doesn't get up to six inches of slush. >> forecasters say this snow is the dense kind. so heavy and dangerous, it reportedly sent at least eight
snchts breaking overnight, hundreds hurt in russia after a fireball crashes to earth. >>> plus: >> we kissed the ground. we were so happy to see that ground. >> stuck at sea for days. this crippled cruise ship finally reaches dry land. reaction from relieved passengers as fox 5 morning news continues right now. >>> good morning to you. live look outside right now. it's february 15th. happy friday, everyone. we made it to the end of the week. cold end to the week. good morning to you, i'm wisdom martin. >> and i'm sarah simmons. before we get to weather, we begin with a story breaking from overnight in russia. look at this. a meteor crashes through the atmosphere about 1,000 miles east of moscow. you can see it's caught on tape by a driver here. well, the spectacular images show it exploding right there into a fireball with bright flashes and breaking up into smaller meteorites and leaving a white con trail. >> those are some amazing pictures. those meteorites left damage in six cities in russia. particles caused one factory roof to collapse. 500 were injured, mostly windows t
story out of russia. a meteor streaking into the skies over the ural mountains, causing shock waves then injured more than a thousand people. the ural mountains are about 900 east of moscow. this is new video of the events. the meteor which weighed about 10 t, into the earth's atmosphere a speed of at least 33,000 mi. per hour is shattered about 18-32 mi. above ground. of the hundreds that were injured dozens of them were hospitalized. >> you can hear the glass breaking. with this media by blowing up over russia. this happens as a asteroid is going to pass the word. it is the size of a football field. scientists are saying if they do not think the two are related is it is a cosmic coincidence. >> olympic sprinter oscar pistorius has formally been charged with the murder of his girlfriend. here is new video of him in court, where he wept openly as they said they would pursue charges of premeditated murder against him, for the death of his girlfriend, model reeva steenkamp. who was found shot and killed in his home yesterday. in a statement just released from the family of pistorius a
than a century to hit the planet. this one crashed in russia. 1,000 people were injured from shards of flying glass and debris. tonight we have learned there was no warning. more on that from nasa in a moment. we begin with kirit radia in moscow. >> reporter: it came out of nowhere. a bright speck in the sky, soon streaking across the horizon, followed by an almost apocalyptic scene. a blinding flash of light, and then all hell broke loose. [ explosion ] dizzying explosions, shattering windows, knocking these office workers to the ground. these students were lucky, protected by curtains from the flying glass. and these men barely escaped the blast. [ explosion ] in the streets -- pandemonium. terrified residents thought the world was ending. people started to panic. somebody screamed, the end of the earth, he says. the chaos of the meteor captured on cell phones and the dashboard cameras of cars, so popular here in russia. the blast was so powerful, it knocked down a wall at this factory. in all, over 1,200 people were injured, mostly from broken glass. 3,000 buildings damaged, over
california. >>> the new images of the meteor that shook russia, and what scientists are saying about the one we saw in the bay area. >>> a ride on a brand new harley goes awry. how the bike ended up inside this house. >> kind of scary. >> the close call for a family and a young baby after a plane crash-landed >> ama: we're learning more about the meteor that exploded over russia, injurying more than a thousand people. hours later on meteor shot across the sky here in the bay area. hearings the latest. reporter: these are new images of the giant meteor over russia followed by an explosion equivalent to 30 heir row seem ma -- hiroshima bombs. >> something we only saw in the movies, this resident said. never thought we would see it ourselves. one day later, more than 24,000 people mobilized to help repair buildings, replace blownout windows and clean up broken glass. officials say over 1200 peep were injured, more than 4,000 buildings damaged, and more than a million square feet of glass shattered the size of 20 football fields. nasa says it's the biggs meteor to hit the earth in more than 100
that streak would across the sky in russia on morning exploded with a force equivulent . atomic here's what the leader of russia said. those are not metorites falling, it is the americans trying out a new weapon. really? i think he must think that we have a great big bubble gum machine that we will fire on russia next. how people can get elected to public office is beyond me . i look at ouroin congress and realize that russia is not alone. all right. a luneatick cop goes the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on all purchases, plus a 50% annual bonus. and everyone but her likes 50% more cash, but i have an idea. do you want a princess dress? yes. cupcakes? yes. do you want an etch-a-sketch? yes! do you want 50% more cash? no. you got talent. [ male announcer ] the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on every purchase plus a 50% annual bonus on the cash you earn. it's the card for people who like more cash. what's in your wallet? i usually say that. ♪ snoit >> well, before he died in the aftermath of the showdown with police in a mountain cab and i know g
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to say after finally reaching land. >> plus, panic in russia as a meteor streaks through the sky. hundreds are injured but it wasn't from space debris. coming up. >> reporter: a wild police car chase through city streets ends in five people being injured. we'll tell you how it went down next. a huge fireball over russia hu meteor showe >>> thousands every passengers on the cruise from hell are finally back on land. >> a huge fireball. hundreds injured by a meteor showers. scientists caught off guard. >> mild weather around the bay area. get ready for a warm day ahead. we'll talk about that coming up. >> so far things look good on 880 between oakland and san leandro. a look at your friday morning commute coming up. >>> good morning, everyone. it's friday, february 15. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. nearly 5:00 now. and some developing news some wild news an amazing video this morning from russia. here it is! a meteor shooting across the skies shortly after sunrise. the video is already up and on youtube. amazing
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russia following an incident in the air. defense ministry officials say two russian war planes violated the country's air space on thursday. they say it happened just before 3:00 p.m. southwest of rishiri island off hokkaido. air self defense force commander scrambled four fighter jets. the russian aircraft left japanese air space after about a minute. officials immediately launched a protest with the russian embassy in tokyo. they are calling for an investigation. russian authorities say they will confirm the details. foreign ministry spokespersons say this is the first time in five years russian aircraft have violated japanese air space. >>> the head of the all-japan judo federation wants to clear the air. he will brief officials on a scandal that's tarnished a sport that started in japan. coaches physically abused members of the women's national team. 15 team members filed a complaint with the japanese olympic committee. they said coaches engaged in violent behavior in training, such as slapping wrestlers in the face. the head coach and the director of technical development have resi
of the southern half of the pipeline. that one begins in curbing, oklahoma. >>> to russia where more than half of the windows smashed by an exploding meteor shock wave have been replaced. friday's explosion estimated to be equal to several atomic bombs scattered glass in more than 4,000 buildings leaving residents vulnerable in frigid terms. 1200 people were injured, mostly by broken glass. 40 others are still in the hospital. >>> some new yorkers devastated by hurricane sandy are now rebuilding their lives on the volleyball court. it was the 7th annual capitol hill volleyball classic. nearly 740 teams from all over the country competing, including the aviator club. most of that club and coaches lost their homes in breezy point when hurricane sandy blew through there four months ago but they say they stay strong thanks to each other. >> i want to make sure they're okay and i'll still be able to fight with them. yeah. it means a lot. >> h is their normalcy. they had no normalcy in their life whatsoever. school wise, home wise, everyone was displaced. >> take a look at this picture. it's what's
of that surprising meteor explosion in russia. we'll show you what thousands of russians are doing to get their lives back to normal. >>> and a fireball across the skies of northern california leads to some shattered nerves and calls to find out what really happened. we'll fill you in when wusa 9 comes right back. >>> one day after a meteor exploded over a rural part of russia, thousands of people are cleaning up. crews are also looking for remnants of the meteor that may have been left behind. >> reporter: people in chelyabinsk, russia, are cleaning up after a meteor exploded over the region friday. they're picking up pieces of shattered glass and rebuilding windows and doors. this man says his aquarium cracked and the glass on his door broke into pieces. the blast damaged more than 4,000 buildings. the area is extremely cold, so workers are rushing to reseal windows as soon as possible. the governor promised to replace all windows within a week. nasa estimates the explosion was about 30 times the size of the nuclear bomb dropped on hiroshima. it caused $33 million in damage. cameras captured the me
have been hurt after a meteorite fell in western russia. it crashed about 1,000 miles east of moscow. look at this amateur video. you can see that meteorite literally streaking across the sky. unbelievable to look at causing that bright flash of light. it collapsed a factory roof, shattered windows. there are reports that more than 400 people were injured by broken glass. mostly in apartments here. it was about 9:00 in the morning when it came through. the aftermath left large clouds of smoke behind. at the live desk, melissa mollet, news 4. >>> melissa, thank you. >> incredible video coming out of russia. the fact that it was -- the impact was so great that it affected buildings, glass shattering, car alarms going off. >>> the sonic boom. three people ended up in the hospital being admitted into hospitals. hundreds of other people were hurt. just a scary thing. people thought they were under attack. reports where people thought there was an attack happening. >> if you didn't know it was coming and you looked up in the sky and heard the explosions, you might wonder what's going on. f
. >> some amazing images out of russia this morning as a small meteorites.meled by media rig [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. happy friday. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> 6:01. time for traffic and weather together on the 1's. tony has the forecast. >> i am getting a hard time because i am being honest. it is a very complicated situation. a couple more computer models will help. ok. .layl it it on tom's we will make it up to 50 this afternoon. an arctic cold front will go through tonight. it will feel like winter again on saturday and sunday. we will talk about that in a few minutes. kim will be honest with you. >> i can be firm about the traffic. we have an accident 95 southbound at eastern avenue. we are not seeing any backups just yet. we have a crash at number in the city. otherwise, we are looking pretty good. 95 into the fort mchenry, things are looking good. this is 895
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. it is caught on tape. [explosion] this happened 900 miles east of moscow in russia. happened in broad daylight too. good morning, everybody. there is lot to talk about this today. i'm bill hemmer. plenty of stuff. welcome on a friday morning. welcome to heather. >> i'm heather nauert in for martha maccallum heather: it create a shock wave. it bloke glass for hundreds of miles. lots of people were hospitalized. bill: it is so pure because it is day time. there are so many shots of this too. you can see the traffic moving through the street. they say sometimes when this happens, it will happen over the ocean or over the sea. and you don't get the same images. heather: you never know about it. bill: but this is a big city now. happened in a big russian city in the ural mountains, hours before a asteroid buzzes either to the closest on record but we're told there is no connection. greg palkot has more in london. what do we know about this event, greg. >> reporter: amazing amateur video we've been watching as you folks at that i can take it in as well. it happened in a russian city 130 miles east o
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of the munich conference, including wooing russia to join the coalition of countries opposed to the syrian regime. >> our political correspondent is also in munich to follow the conference for us there. the conflict in syria is likely to be high on the agenda. can we expect any developments? >> that's right. it is on the official agenda both in a night owl session late tonight and also on sunday morning. it is very much on the unofficial agenda as well. one of the functions of the munich security conference is to serve as a venue for bilateral or multilateral meetings behind closed doors, given the fact that there are so many key players here, and on the syrian issue, they include both the head of the syrian opposition and also the united nations international envoy for syria. we also have the u.s. viper -- vice-president attending the conference and the russian foreign minister, it is more likely that in some consolation or other, they will come together. there were announcements of willingness to hold negotiations with the assad regime. the u.s. had set up until now they were not willing
from another province. he says the cans are selling well. >>> senior officials from japan and russia are trying to resolve the things that divide them. they found common ground in an area of mutual concern. they met in moscow for the japan-russia strategic dialogue. the scope of the discussion went well beyond their two countries. japan's vice foreign minister met with the deputy foreign minister. the diplomats agreed to work together to encourage the north koreans to exercise self-restraint. japanese prime minister shinzo abe plans to visit russia some time this year. saying russian officials, too, want to nurture the relationship. haveundamental diffences d they over russian-held islands which are claimed by japan. but they've agreed to work toward resolving territorial and other disputes. their own to clarify the official on the northern claims. they want to be understood in and outside the country. japan is caught up over the senkaku islands. right now teams fm the foreign min tri, the cabinet office and the cabinet handle those files. they will expand the cabinet team to coordin
of the countries i have visited. that includes the chief justice of the supreme court of russia, where we had a long conversation one-on-one talking about issues like this. i tell you what happens in other countries and what they are doing. in russia, for example, you have 200,000 jurors. you don't even have to go to high school. you have no attorney-client privilege. you go to court. they only have 35,000 average cats. -- advocates. they handle the most difficult cases. we were talking about how to professionalize, if you will, the legal profession. the aba was formed 133 years ago only for two purposes. one, to create a code of ethics for all lawyers. the second one is to increase the quality of legal education. that is still our fundamental mission. so, one suggestion i made at that time to the chief justice is you have got to give lawyers a monopoly. the only way -- this sounds self-serving, and it is not -- the only way to professionalize it is to have a group of people that have a monopoly so that you can control that group of people, so that they are subject to an ethical code, and so
and increasing pressure in the internet age. racing to be ready in time. russia is spending a day. -- spending big. today there was another development in the ongoing standoff between china and japan in the east china seas. a day after accusing the warship of using weapons on a japanese destroyer, japan's prime minister fired back, describing it as a provocative act. he said the country's need to go back to a strategic partnership with mutual benefit. after the recent flare-up, is that possible? >> on january 30, japan says the chinese navy locked its radar on a japanese destroyer in the east china sea. about 10 days earlier, tokyo says another chinese for gates -- chinese frigate did the same to a helicopter. japan cost prime minister condemned the incident. >> at a time they are resuming talks, it is regrettable china has carried out provocative action towards japan. >> the incidents are reported to have taken place close to this group of islands in the east china sea, which japan controls but china claims as its own. for months japanese and chinese coast guard ships have been engaged in a g
of russia in this context. when it comes to this issue, there are really quite a few differences between the two sides, but they are not really relevant. it is the united states and russia that have to reach an understanding when it comes to dealing with the syrian crisis. iran is important when it comes to the army of the opposition, but politically speaking, russia is the main supporter of the opposition. >> thanks very much. >> in germany, chancellor angela merkel is looking at the possibility of perhaps having to reshuffle her cabinet. after a university committee withdrew the doctoral title from, of all people, the country's education minister after finding she had plagiarized her thesis. >> commentators are comparing this to the transportation minister being caught drunk driving or the finance minister hiding cash in monaco. for now, though, the chancellor is giving her support. >> the german cabinet is full of doctors. the finance minister, the foreign affairs minister, the economy minister and vice chancellor, and, of course, the chancellor herself, dr. angela merkel. it is an un
from russia following an incident in the air. defense ministry officials say two russian war planes violated the country's air space on thursday. they say it happened just before 3:00 p.m. southwest of rishiri island off hokkaido. air self defense force commander scrambled four fighter jets. the russian aircraft left japanese air space after about a minute. officials immediately launched a protest with the russian embassy in tokyo. they are calling for an investigation. russian authorities say they will confirm the details. foreign ministry spokespersons say this is the first time in five years russian aircraft have violated japanese air space. february 7th is significant because that's the date in 1855 japanese and russian leaders signed a treaty recognizing the islands as part of japan. people in tokyo held an annual rally on thursday to call on russia to honor that agreement and return the territory. prime minnesout minister abe vop working. he told vladimir putin that he wants to find a solution. a swift solution is needed. >> translator: the japanese government will press ahead
to return to some islands claimed by russia around world war ii. >> hardly anybody lives here, but in japan and russia both claim these islands. the japanese call them the northern territories. flag has been debated. the soviet union control of them and under an agreement signed by japan in 1951. but tokyo wants a for your of the islands back -- wants 4 of the islands back. the country is marking northern territory day. >> we are continuing negotiations with the fundamental goal of completing a peace treaty with russia. >> although, he says he wants a peaceful resolution to the dispute, not all japanese feel the same. >> they invaded and conquered our land during the war and we were not able to fight back. it is a surge. >> the russian prime minister dmitry medvedev has visited the islands. his visit has raised tensions with tokyo in the past. northern territory day has become a fixture in the diaries of right-wingers in japan as they seek to reassert japanese influence. analysts say that abe needs all the help he can get in limiting chinese militarism despite his vows to be tough with beij
." still to come -- backstage drama at russia's famous bolshoi ballet after an attack on its artistic director. now one of its biggest stars claims there is a conspiracy against him. we may finally have an answer to one of the most hotly contested questions in science -- where did we all evolves from -- evolve from? an international effort has been mapping out thousands of trades to tradestrait -- traits to unlock the clues. >> it is interesting to see that this hypothetical central ancestors had a number of features very different from ours. very -- for example, for all over its body. a white, for a belly, long, furry tail -- white, furry belly and long, furry tail. fleshy nose not unlike ours. it had year bonds to help it here and translate sounds from noise into neurological impulses -- it had ear bones. it had some features that were like us and some that were different. we might be able to pick this up in both of our hands, but it is different in that it is much less specialized. >> how did humans evolve from that creature? >> this is an interesting question. one thing our study
our breaking news out of russia. that may be a meteorite strike. >>> we have an update on developing news regarding one of the most famous athletes in the world. here's a live picture from south africa, where it's friday morning. oscar pistorius is expected at any moment for a bail hearing. he's accused of murdering his girlfriend. police arrested the 26-year-old at his home where his 30-year-old model girlfriend, reeva steenkamp was found shot four times. police say pistorius is the only suspect. he made global headlines just last summer and was nicknamed the blade runner because of his prosthetic legs. his bail hearing is set to get under way at any moment. police say they will oppose bail. >>> medical examiners have positively identified the body of former los angeles police officer, christopher dorner. his charred remains were found in that cabin in big bear. dorner was i.d.'d through dental records. he died tuesday after a shoot-out with police, followed by a fire in that cabin where he hid for many days. >>> pope benedict's decision to step down came as a surprise to many peopl
was ending when a spectacular meteor streaked through the skies of russia earlier this morning. john fowler is here with truly incredible video. >> reporter: absolutely. we have new pictures and new eyewitness videos from russia east of moscow where this spectacular fire ball lit up the sky. some people thought it was nuclear war. likely the best documented meteor ever. many russians have dash board cameras to avoid insurance scams. just after 9:00 a.m. is screamed over a city the size of san jose. >> followed by a flash. first thought it was a fire ball. >> reporter: burning brighter than the winter sun. >> fire ball flew by it was really hard. we even tried to hide. >> reporter: it left a trail of smoke, then powerful sonic booms. [ booming sound ] >> people were injured. >> reporter: facials say shock waves hurt 1200 people. the most ever by a meteor impact and damaged this factory, plus another 3000 buildings. it's estimated 1 million square feet of window glass shattered. the meteor exploded about 100,000 feet up. >> coming into the earth's atmosphere so fast that the atmosphere acts l
, thanks. >> eric: small army of repairman are on the streets of russia trying to fix windows that were shattered by the sonic boom by a meteor. it blasted through the earth's atmosphere streak go through the sky and causing a flash of light and powerful shock wave that smashed countless windows. more than 4,000 windows were damaged and 200 people were injured. luckily there were know deaths reported. the government says half the windows have been replaced and more than 20,000 people turned out to help as temperatures have hit 12 degrees below zero. >> jamie: let's go to news in afghanistan. president hamid karzai is asking nato forces to carry out air strikes on neighborhood areas. he will issue a decree in response that killed 10 civilians last week. afghan forces have requested the air strike during a joint afghan operation that was targeting tal ban forces in the northeastern part of afghanistan. >> eric: the supreme leader of iran insisting his nation has no intention of developing nuclear weapons but he did add if it did wish to build an atomic bomb he claims the united states wou
administration to have the dispute solved in a peaceful manner. prime minister abe is planning to visit russia before the end of the year to meet with the president. when he does another dispute, another issue will be on the agenda. russia control tgs islands and japan claims them. >> translator: this is an important year to build a new relationship. i hope it paves the way for abe's visit. >> mori delivered a letter from abe. putin said he, too, hoped for better things ahead. >> translator: i'm looking forward to meeting with prime minister abe. i hope it will lead to improved relations. >> mori and putin discussed a statement issued in 2001 when mori was prime minister. the statement reaffirmed the validity of the 1956 japan soviet joint declaration. the declaration states that russia will return two of the disputed islands to japan after a peace treaty is signed. officials never signed the treaty. still, mori and putin agreed they can't ignore the statement. putin says it's abnormal that the countries have no peace treaty. mori says japanese and russian leaders need to resolve the territori
with russia. four islands off northern japan are held by the russians and claimed by the japanese. mori says he wants leaders to find a mutually acceptable situation. mori is abe's special enjoy to russia. he held talks with president putin, then spoke at a university in moscow. >> translator: if all four islands were returned, japan would be the winner. if both sides agreed to maintain the status quo, russia would be the winner. but such solutions would lead to lingering resentment on both sides. >> mori said exploring an acceptable solution will be the core of political negotiations and he said he wants prime minister abe to visit moscow as soon as possible for the first official summit in ten years. >>> a sporting hero on trial for allegedly murdering his girlfriend is free again. at least for the time being. a magistrate in south africa granted bail to paralympic gold medalist, oscar court officials accepted his claim that he shot his girlfriend by mistake and said they didn't think he'd flee. he was arrested last week at his home. they found his girlfriend dead there with gun shot wound
with the president. he sent president mori to russia last week to begin longstanding talks with russia. abe will meet later this year with vladimir putin to discuss the territories which are controlled by russia and claimed by japan. abe and obama agreed to cooperate on another source of concern. they said they'll work through the u.n. secretary council on tougher sanctions in north korea. they have urged leaders in pyongyang to stop the provocation, however, those leaders have already signalled their intentions to defy those warnings. president obama indulged the japan-u.s. alliance the central foundation for allegiance security. abe agreed it worked to their mutual benefit. >>> china's leaders were paying close attention to abe's visit, and they didn't like what they heard. a government spokesperson took issue with another statement on ownership of the senkaku islands. >> translator: no matter what excuses are made, japan can't change the fact that it illegally occupies chinese territory. >> they will urge china's leaders to address the issue correctly. she said they should be able to work to impro
out of russia. tonight that little girl is here in northern virginia and her parents are talking about the mountain of red tape they had to climb to get her. darcy spencer is in vienna with the story. >> lilly is the late addition to th family. this -- to this family. this is possibly the last russian orphan to be adopted by an american family. >> she deserves mom and i daddy and a sister. so it was a great feeling to take her out of there. >> her journey from a russian orphanage, where lived on tea and crushed biscuits are over. >> it was out of my control and out of my hands, and just sit and wait. the unknown. >> the uncertainty was tough. >> it was painful. >> when she went to russia to get lilly, there were legal problems and holdups and other challenges. but working with the state department, u.s. embassy and russian courts she got the final go ahead so take lilly to america. >> just drive out of there as fast as we could. literally. just run. take her and run. >> for many months, lilly's room sat empty, but now she is here, her room and this home are now complete. >> the family
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